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Lee-Jackson banquet Jan. 21 in Kinston

By From staff reports
Published in News on January 9, 2017 10:01 AM

KINSTON -- The annual Lee & Jackson Banquet to celebrate the birthdays of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, will be held Saturday, Jan. 21, at 6 p.m. at King's Restaurant on U.S. 70 bypass in Kinston.

It is being sponsored by the Goldsboro Rifles re-enactment group and the Dr. B.T. Person and the Smithfield Light Infantry camps of the Sons of Confederate veterans.

Guest speaker for the event will be Mike Parker of Kinston, a member of the CSS Neuse Camp of the SCV, who is secretary of the CSS Neuse Foundation and a tour guide on the replica of the gunboat CSS Neuse.

Pianist Jimmy Aycock will provide the entertainment.

Tickets for the event can be obtained by sending checks ($30 per couple, $15 per person) to Allen G. Aycock Sr., 1128 Aycock Dairy Farm Road, Fremont, NC 27830.